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Greek Pasta Salad

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: Greek

Description

An easy Greek pasta salad that uses feta cheese, dill, orzo, shrimp, cucumbers, kalamata olives, and artichoke hearts with a red wine vinegar dressing is perfect for the spring and summer months!


Ingredients

Pasta

  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
  • 14 oz. can artichoke heart pieces, drained
  • 8 oz. cooked shrimp
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1520 pitted kalamata olives, sliced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 1 lemon, juiced

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook orzo per box instructions. Drain and place in a large mixing bowl
  2. Add cucumber, artichoke hearts, olives, shrimp, feta cheese, and lemon juice.  Set aside.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, dill, salt, and pepper.  Blend well.
  4. Pour dressing over pasta and mix.  Serve right away or refrigerate for later use.